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[19 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D Launches Tyranny of Dragons

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Today, Wizards of the Coast kicked off a pivotal year for Dungeons & Dragons, unveiling new serialized entertainment offerings that will bring the upcoming Tyranny of Dragons storyline to life as well as announcing the D&D Player’s Handbook, Monster Manual and Dungeon Master’s Guide for the highly-anticipated new rules set for the D&D tabletop roleplaying game. Together, these new offerings will command the attention of digital and tabletop RPG players alike, setting the foundation for the future of the brand and powering incredible, action-packed play experiences for fans.

First out …

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[10 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
MAGIC: THE GATHERING GETS BIGGER AND BOLDER WITH MAGIC 2015

With new features including the ability to build customized decks, new booster packs with premium downloadable content, and an even more robust deck builder, players will take on their fiercest opponents culminating in the ultimate battle against Garruk.

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[25 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Largest D&D Multiplatform Launch To-Date: Tyranny of Dragons

Wizards of the Coast charges into the biggest and most exciting year in Dungeons & Dragons history with Tyranny of Dragons! This action-packed storyline starts this summer and will fuel Dungeons & Dragons entertainment experiences that will have players reeling with anticipation as they prepare to take on the most villainous dragon of all time.
Here’s a glimpse of what to expect:
§  The Legacy of Tiamat Continues…  
Starting this summer, fans will be immersed in the Tyranny of Dragons, coming face-to-face with hordes of evil dragons and, for the first time …

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[10 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Reaver: New book by D&D Author Richard Lee Byers – Book 4 In The Sundering Series

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Famed Dungeons & Dragons author Richard Lee Byers continues the reshaping of the Forgotten Realms with his newest book – The Reaver, available February 4th, 2014.
In this fourth book of the multi-author Sundering series, Richard Lee Byers introduces a new character to D&D fan fiction: Anton Marivaldi , who has an insatiable thirst for bounty and a moral compass that always leads him toward the evil he’s never tried.
Endless, pounding rain afflict the Sea of Fallen Stars and the coastal regions surrounding it. Harvests are failing, travel and trade …

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[20 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Wizards of the Coast Announces Thrilling  Dungeons & Dragons Launch for Summer 2014!

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December 19, 2013 – Renton, WA – Wizards of the Coast today announced that the highly-anticipated new rules system for Dungeons & Dragons will release in summer 2014.  After nearly two years of an open public playtest and more than 175,000 playtest participants, the rules are complete. Players will be immersed in rich storytelling experiences across multiple gaming platforms as they face off against the most fearsome monster of all time.
“Just like a perfectly balanced party, Wizards has worked cohesively with fans, designers and partners to create the next …

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[5 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Book Three In The Sundering Releases!

Normally 2D6.org concentrates on news about Board Games, Digital Games, and RPGs but I think anyone interested in the new edition of the venerable D&D RPG will be glad to see this press release! So far these books have been giving hints as to what we can expect from the upcoming new edition of D&D and it’s looking GOOD!
 
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Starting December 4th, sci-fi and fantasy fans can pick up Erin M. Evans newest book, The Adversary.
Erin is the newest and youngest female Dungeons & Dragons author whose latest Forgotten …

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[19 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
D&D Encounters: New Season & Adventure

Prepare to return to the fan-favorite Icewind Dale region of the Forgotten Realms in the newest D&D Encounters season beginning today! Legacy of the Crystal Shard is the second adventure of the Sundering, a major year-long event that will reshape and define the future of the Forgotten Realms.  There is even a brand new video trailer that’s been shaped by thousands of players results from the last season of D&D Encounters.
·         Tell the Tale, Live the Adventure – Created by New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore (The Companions, The …

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[20 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
D&D: 1st FreeTo Play Mobile Game Launches!

Now you can play D&D anywhere with the first ever Dungeons & Dragons free-to-play mobile game, Arena of War, from Wizards of the Coast and DeNA! The new game is available for iOS mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) beginning today.
Arena of War is a thrilling, turn-based, 3D, battle-RPG mobile game that sends players on perilous quests through the Forgotten Realms during the Sundering. As a proven fearless champion, the player is called upon to fight for the gods of good and will reshape both heaven and earth and shift …

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[20 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Gygax Memorial Honors The “Father of RPGs”

In 1974, the world changed forever when Gary Gygax introduced the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. The legacy of his innovative ideas continues to influence games to this day, forty years later. As Wizards of the Coast prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the brand in 2014, the “Father of Roleplaying Games” will be honored with a memorial statue in his hometown of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin via a partnership between Wizards of the Coast and the Gygax Memorial Fund.
To further honor the memory and work of Gygax, Wizards of the Coast …

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[18 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Duels of the Planeswalkers Expansion available now!

The Magic 2014 Expansion gives players the opportunity to explore new planes, fight new enemies and face new challenges. Available on Xbox LIVE Arcade, PC via Steam, PlayStation Network, iPad, and Android tablet via Google Play and the Amazon App Store, fans will also enjoy the following features:
 
Five New Playable Decks
–       Unlock 280 unique cards over multiple battles.
 
New Campaign Levels
–       Battle through six new single-player campaign levels, exploring the planes of Ravnica and Kamigawa.
 
Five New Challenges
–       Fiendish puzzles to test strategic thinking.
 
Unlock Items
–       Unlock new persona portraits, achievements, trophies …